... It's important to understand... the public policy implications of Sloan's work. -Chicago Sun-Times [T]he book breaks new ground... to present the most comprehensive analysis yet of the cost of smoking. -New England Journal of Medicine
Frank Sloan, awarded the Victor R. Fuchs Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Health Economics in 2016, is J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and Professor of Economics at Duke University. He is coauthor of The Price of Smoking (2004) and Medical Malpractice (2008) and coeditor of Incentives and Choices in Health Care (2008), all published by the MIT Press. Jan Ostermann is a Research Associate at the Center for Health Policy, Law, and Management at Duke University. Christopher Conover is Assistant Research Professor of Public Policy Studies and Director of the Health Policy Certificate Program at Duke University. Gabriel Picone is Associate Professor of Economics at the College of Business Administration at the University of South Florida.